St. John, Keith C.
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St. John, Keith C.; Martin, Peter W.
From the video archives of the Cornell Law School Heritage Project. The interviewer is Peter W. Martin; the videographer, Jaesuk Yoo. This video covers Keith St. John's experiences as a law student, his involvement in the Legal Aid Clinic and student government, subsequent work in legal services and both municipal and state government, and continuing commitment to public policy and public service. (Duration 41:05) The initial phase of this project was sponsored by a generous grant from the law firm of Sutherland Asbill and Brennan LLP.
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St. John, Keith C.; JD 1985; Politics, public policy, and law; Studying law without planning on becoming a lawyer; Rigor of the first year of law school; Tension studying for exams; Legal Aid Clinic; Summers, Robert S.; Rewards of working in the clinic; Strom, Barry; Cornell Law Student Association; Younger, Judith; Johnson, Sheri Lynn; Kent, Robert B.; Barcelo, John J.; Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York; Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship; Fondness for Ithaca; Entering politics; Albany City Council; Clinical teaching at Albany Law School; State legislative staff; Involvement in the Episcopal Church and its controversies; Potential move into the ministry and its connection to law; Importance of social commitment at Cornell Law School; The wide range of ways lawyers can serve; Cornell Law School as an open, accepting community